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Cain Velasquez addresses his meeting with NJPW



Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez recently spoke with Sporting News about a wide range of pro-wrestling related topics including a recent meeting with New Japan Pro Wrestling officials. 

Velasquez had an informal meeting with NJPW when the promotion held the second night of the Super J-Cup in San Francisco late last month. 

During the interview, he was asked about attending the show and his discussions with the company about wrestling there in the future. 

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“New Japan is an organization that I’d love to wrestle for. But I don’t believe that I want to stick with one organization. I want to be wrestling for different organizations. For me, this sport is so new, and I want to learn as much as I can and wrestle as much as I can.

New Japan would be an awesome company to wrestle for. I went over and saw their show (Super J Cup) here in San Francisco. Their athletes and the way they wrestle is top-notch. I was impressed with that. I was impressed with the whole show in general. I’m just ready to learn more and do the best I can.”

As of this writing, Velasquez is still under contract with AAA.